Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - Pre Surgical Center in New York, New York

Clinical Nurse – Pre Surgical Center

Job Posting Number: 21704

Nursing – Perioperative

New York,NY

May 8, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Clinical Nurse- Main Pre-Surgical Center

Hours: 5:30am-3:30pm, with rotating weekend coverage

We are:

  • Providers of compassionate, evidence-based nursing care to Oncology patients and families living with cancer in a healing and innovative environment.

  • http://careers.mskcc.org/nursing/

You are:

  • Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that maintain high standards of nursing care within the organization.

  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged, using both formal and informal development channels.

  • Approachable and comfortable with diverse groups of people and able to make others comfortable with you.

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

You will:

  • Work collaboratively with other members of the perioperative team.

  • Facilitate patients through pre-admission testing and prepare them for surgical procedures.

  • Assure completion of required diagnostic and evaluative tests, providing related patient education programs and pre-operative clinical assessments.

  • Provide level II post anesthesia recovery interventions for patients as assigned.

  • Act as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide continuity of care throughout various stages of treatment.

You need:

  • New York State RN license and BSN

  • Minimum of 2 years of related clinical experience required

  • Surgical Oncology experienced preferred

  • Pediatrics experience highly preferred

  • National Certification preferred

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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